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Phase One’s New Drone Camera is First to Pack 100MP Sony BSI Sensor


Phase One has announced the iXM 100MP, a 100-megapixel medium format camera for drones that’s the first camera to feature Sony’s 100MP backside-illuminated (BSI) 44x33mm sensor. It’s “a breakthrough aerial camera platform driven by the world’s fastest medium-format imaging sensor,” Phase One says. The backside-illumination design allows the sensor to ...

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Photo-a-Day Projects Improve Well-Being, Study Finds


Shooting a photo every day and then sharing it online improves your well-being. That’s what scientists found after studying a group of people who have committed themselves to photo-a-day projects (often referred to as “Project365“). The findings were just published in a paper titled “The daily digital practice as a ...

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This is the World’s First Gigapixel Timelapse


The UK contact lens retailer Lenstore has released the world’s first gigapixel timelapse. Titled 24 Hour London, the images show a view of England’s capital city over a period of 24 hours in February 2018. TechRadar reports that the project was a collaboration between Lenstore, photographer Henry Stuart of Visualise, ...

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Using a 140-Year-Old Lens on a $15,000 RED Camera


How does a 140-year-old lens perform on a modern $15,000 cinema camera? Photographer and filmmaker Mathieu Stern wanted to find out, so he paired his ancient (by photography standards) lens with a 5K RED camera to see what would result. Here’s a 4-minute video by Stern about the experiment: “It’s ...

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